"Frontier Science - Integrating Nutrition, Gut Health and Welfare"

Sponsors for APSS 2024

The list of companies below have generously sponsored APSS 2024. We would like to thank each and every industry partner greatly, as our annual conference wouldn't be the same without them.

Please where ever possible show them your appreciation by giving them your business.


Nutrition, Gut Health & Environment Project

Agrifutures Website

The AgriFutures Chicken Meat Consortium - Nutrition, Gut Health and Environment is proud to support the APSS 2024.

The Consortium is a multi-institutional and multi-national collaboration to grow the long-term prosperity of the Australian chicken meat industry from the nutritional strategy to optimise gut health, animal welfare, and sustainability outcomes. Involving 50 scientists, 19 early-mid career researchers, 12 PhD students, and eight international research institutions including some top scientists in the field, the Consortium will help pave the future for chicken meat production.

The Consortium is an initiative of the AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program. The scientific program is led by The University of Queensland, in partnership with The University of Sydney, Central Queensland University, Massey University, and the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. In addition, five global industry partners including Aviagen, DSM, Lallemand, Lucta, and Metex Noovistago, as well as Poultry Research Foundation and World Poultry Science Association New Zealand Branch are supporting the Consortium.

Agrifutires, along with previous RIRDC bodies, have supported APSS every single year since the very first symposium in 1989.

 Diamond Sponsors 

dsm-firmenich - Animal Nutrition & Health

Our purpose as a company is to create brighter lives for all. We cannot be successful, nor even call ourselves successful, in a world that fails. If we are to feed, sustainable and responsibly, the 9.7 billion people who are expected to share our planet by 2050, the time to change is now. Our work supports the development of a more sustainable global animal production industry. 

By harnessing science and working in partnership with our customers, we're helping to deliver sustainable animal farming that respects animals, people and planet whilst delivering the volume, price and margin customers demand and the farming community is capable of supplying.

DSM is one of our most prolific sponsors, showing their support for the 29th consecutive year, and the 4th consecutive year as our exclusive DIAMOND SPONSOR.

 Gold Sponsors 

Jefo Website

Since 1982, Jefo designs solutions to meet the needs of the animal industry, with a forerunner vision. Backed-up by our applied scientific curiosity, our passionate and creative team of animal scientists, veterinarians and Ph.Ds., bring real-life solutions to the table.

Jefo has supported APSS for a total of 16 years.

Feedworks Homepage

Feedworks Pty Ltd, is a partnership aimed at supplying quality products and technologies to the agricultural associated industries in the Australian, New Zealand and Oceania regions. 

Feedworks and their partners have been avid supporters of the conference for 28 consecutive years.

Danisco Animal Nutrition Homepage

For over 40 years, our range of feed enzyme and gut health solutions has helped livestock producers resolve the nutritional and health puzzles at the heart of antibiotic-free and sustainable production.

IFF has previously been a joint sponsor of the conference, and we thank them greatly for their continued contribution.

Novus International Homepage

Novus International, headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri, creates animal nutrition solutions for livestock, poultry and aquaculture. Novus operations include corporate offices, research and development laboratories and manufacturing facilities in more than 35 countries, as well as smaller offices with field staff in an additional 60 countries.

Novus has been a sponsor of APSS for the past 10 consecutive years, and a total of 24 years overall.

Elanco Website           

Elanco Animal Health is a global leader in animal health dedicated to innovating and delivering products and services to prevent and treat disease in farm animals and pets, creating value for farmers, pet owners, veterinarians, stakeholders, and society as a whole. With nearly 70 years of animal health heritage, we are committed to helping our customers improve the health of animals in their care, while also making a meaningful impact on our local and global communities.  
Elanco operates the only private-sector R&D facility for food and companion animals in Australia. Elanco’s vision is “Food and Companionship Enriching Life”. Grounded by our corporate social responsibility framework, Elanco’s Healthy Purpose™, Elanco is committed to enhancing the well-being of animals, people and the planet.

For more information visit https://www.elanco.com.au or contact Elanco Australasia Pty Ltd on 1800 995 709. 

Elanco have now sponsored APSS for a total of 26 years.

Aviagen Website           

Aviagen® stands at the forefront of poultry genetics, pioneering research, and innovation on a global scale. Our broiler breeder brands are among the most recognized and respected in the industry and each has a proven record of success in addition to a large and loyal global customer base.

Aviagen returns as a sponsor of APSS this year for the 4th time. We are very grateful that they have returned to support our event in 2024.

Australian Eggs Homepage

Australian Eggs is a member owned not-for-profit company providing marketing and research & development (R&D) services for the benefit of Australian egg farmers.

Working together with the egg industry and the Australian Government, Australian Eggs strives to deliver value to industry and the public by investing in programs that increase consumption and ensure industry sustainability.

All known Australian egg farmers are serviced by Australian Eggs, irrespective of their size, location or farming system.

Australian Eggs and previous egg industry not-for-profit companies have been part of APSS since the very beginning, with continued support every year from 1989 - 2024.

 Silver Sponsors 

BASF Website

BASF Animal Nutrition has been a pioneer from the beginning, for example, in vitamins and enzymes. The world's appetite for animal protein is growing. But people want it to be grown more sustainably. Now, we are leading the way with more sustainable, successful, science-based solutions. Our products have proven to be efficient, effective and reliable in the lab, in the mill and in the field, promoting animal growth, vitality and well-being. With greater use of digital tools and technologies, we share our expertise and experience and work together to be more considerate of animals, people and the planet. That's what we stand for at BASF Animal Nutrition: From feed to farm to fork to the future.

BASF has sponsored the Australian Poultry Science Symposium for a total of 17 years this year.

EW Nutrition Homepage

EW Nutrition GmbH is a dynamic company, globally active with a strong science based product portfolio in the field of functional, innovative feed & food additives. The current product portfolio includes Natural Egg Immunoglobulins, Toxin Solutions, Microencapsulated Secondary Plant Compounds, MOS, Slow Release Sources of Nitrogen, Sanitary & Care Products.

This is EW Nutrition's 7th consecutive year as a sponsor of APSS.

Adisseo Website

Adisseo is one of the world's leading experts in feed additives. The group relies on its 10 research centers and its production sites based in Europe, USA, China and Thailand to design, produce and market nutritional solutions for sustainable animal feed. With more than 2,345 employees, it serves around 3,900 customers in over 110 different countries through its global distribution network. In 2020, Adisseo achieved a turnover of over 1.51 billion EurosAdisseo is one of the main subsidiaries of China National BlueStar, leader in the Chinese chemical industry with nearly 20,800 employees and a turnover of 7,5 billion euros. Adisseo is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. Corporate website: www.adisseo.com

Adisseo has now supported the conference for 20 consecutive years.

AB Vista - Poultry           

AB Vista is an animal nutrition technology company offering pioneering products and technical services to the global animal feed industry. Since its establishment in 2004, AB Vista has grown to be a top-three player in feed enzymes and is also one of the largest suppliers of natural betaine to the global animal nutrition industry. 
The company invests heavily in research and development and has a growing portfolio of products and services spanning the poultry, swine, ruminant and aquaculture sectors. AB Vista aims to bring a broader knowledge base to the global feed industry through close collaboration with customers and academics, identifying new and exciting opportunities for improved feed and animal performance. 
AB Vista is headquartered in the UK, with regional offices located in the USA, Brazil, Singapore, Spain, India, China, Germany and Finland. AB Vista is part of AB Agri, the agricultural division of Associated British Foods (ABF plc), one of Europe’s largest food & retail companies with a market capitalisation of £25 billion.

AB Vista has now sponsored our event 9 times.

Poultry - Alltech Lienert Australia

Known today as Alltech® Lienert Australia, we provide customers with innovative, high quality products and services, from feed formulation to the development of complete nutritional programs and biosecurity products and programs — all supported by outstanding customer service. Our team of qualified animal nutritionists design premixes and feed formulations tailored to meet customers’ specific requirements in a range of sectors, including livestock producers, commercial feed mills and resellers in Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and Asia.

Alltech has been a supported our conference for a total of 24 years.

BEC Australia Website

The BEC Group offers an unparalleled range of animal nutrition solutions, designed, sourced, and blended to support our customer’s needs. We manufacture and supply nutritional premixes, feed ingredients, additives, and stock feed commodities, as well as providing our customers with technical support.

The BEC group includes BEC Feed Solutions Australia, BEC Feed Solutions New Zealand, BEC Feed Solutions Indonesia, BEC Biotech and BEC Commodity Trading as well as joint venture distribution businesses. We understand our role in the human food chain and as such it is our purpose to create a better world through improving the diets of animals and people.

BEC has been an ongoing supporter for the conference for 20 years.

 BroNze Sponsors

Lallemand Nutrition Website           

Lallemand Animal Nutrition is committed to optimising animal performance and well-being with specific natural microbial product and service solutions. Using sound science, proven results and knowledge, Lallemand Animal Nutrition develops, produces and markets high value yeast and bacteria products ─ including probiotics, forage inoculants and yeast derivatives. These innovative solutions positively benefit animal nutrition and well-being, forage management and animal environment.  Lallemand offers a higher level of expertise, leadership and industry commitment with long-term and profitable solutions to move our partners Forward.  Lallemand Animal Nutrition is Specific for your Success.

For more information, please visit www.lallemandanimalnutrition.com.

Lallemand has now been involved in the conference for 6 consecutive years.

Phileo Website           

At Phileo by Lesaffre we are committed to push the boundaries of animal care to better nourish and protect the planet. We believe that yeast and bacteria with advanced fermentation technologies are the future of animal health through nutrition. They are the answers to the challenges of a global demand for animal protein and greater sustainability. We are on the ground, together, to help define new standards in terms of animal nutrition and build a sustainable agri-food future.

We welcome Phileo back as a sponsor for the 2nd time this year.

RCI Homepage

RCI is an Australian owned group of companies that has been operating in the animal health and animal nutrition sectors since 1957. RCI specialises in the manufacture and distribution of its proprietary water-soluble and feed additive products for the food producing livestock industries. RCI exports its Australian manufactured products throughout North Asia, Southeast Asia and the Middle East and exclusively distributes the AB Vista range in Australia and New Zealand.RCI has been a sponsor of APSS for a total 8 years.

Nutriment Health Homepage

Nutriment Health is an Australian owned and operated company that specialises in the supply of feed additives to the Australian stockfeed industry and injectable antibiotics to veterinarians.

As well as having branded products that are registered with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), Nutriment Health is also the Australian distributor for a number of global feed additive and animal health companies. As part of our unique flexibility, we have specialised in the provision of custom formulations of products that are produced in APVMA GMP accredited facilities. We hold an APVMA Manufacturing Licence to allow us to oversee the Quality Assurance of these custom formulations.

Nutriment Health is sponsoring the Symposium for the 3rd time this year, and its great to have them involved again in 2024.

ADM Homepage

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, they’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 40,000 employees serving customers in nearly 200 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses.

ADM has been a supporter of APSS for a total of 24 years out of the 30 years we have offered corporate sponsorship.

 Item Sponsors

~ Conference Satchels ~VTR Biotech - Animal Nutrition & Health
VTR Biotech will this year sponsor our conference satchels. We thank them for 4 years of supporting the conference.

~ Barista Coffee Cart ~

~ USB Memory Stick ~

~ Lanyards & Name Badges ~
Evonik Animal Nutrition Website

Evonik (formally Degussa) has sponsored APSS for the past 28 consecutive years, making them one of the longest supporters of the Symposium.
~ Mobile Attendee App  ~


~ Notepads & Pens ~
Kemin Website

Kemin has now been involved with the conference for a total of 21 years, including the last 16 years consecutively.

 Event & SPEAKER sponsors

~ Monday Young Researcher/Industry Meet & Greet ~
Poultry Hub Website
~ Monday Evening Poster Session ~

DSM Homepage

DSM will this year host the Monday Evening Poster Session, which will include a special presentation by Rick Kleyn.
DSM is one of our most prolific sponsors, showing their support for the 29th consecutive year.
~ Tuesday Breakfast Meeting ~

~ Tuesday Symposium Dinner ~
Perstorp Animal Nutrition HomepageFeedworks Homepage

Perstorp continues its affiliation with our symposium again this year for the 4th time & Feedworks has been an excellent supporter of the conference for 28 consecutive years.

~ Invited Speaker Sponsor ~

Perstorp Animal Nutrition Homepage

Chicken Meat Consortium on Nutrition, Gut Health and Environment are this year helping to cover the costs of 5 of our invited speakers. We very much appreciate their support.

 Media Partners

NPN Website           

Curating national and international poultry news, National Poultry Newspaper is Australia’s only specialist poultry newspaper that is published monthly and delivered to poultry production members around Australia in both the chicken meat and egg industries.

We are very grateful to have the National Poultry Newspaper involve in promoting APSS 2024 again this year.

Engormix Website           

Engormix has been the leading agribusiness social network with worldwide reach since 1999. We are a digital platform with several communities of content of interest and agribusiness solutions, with the largest user base in the world. We connect companies and professionals with exclusive and high-quality evergreen content.